Are you a Workshop Fitter looking for your next Permanent role? Are you looking for training and development to expand your working knowledge? Then please read on as we may just have the role for you……
Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Workshop Fitter to be based at our main workshop in Abergavenny, South Wales. This role is commutable from some of the following locations - Abergavenny, Blaenavon, Abertillery, Ebbw Vale, Tredegar, Crickhowell, Usk, Griffithstown, Cwmbran, Pontypool, Newport, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouth and the surrounding areas.
The role of Workshop Fitter is a DAYS role so you will be required to work Monday - Friday with overtime available to meet with our vehicle maintenance and repair programme.
As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry.
The Workshop Fitter will work within the plant maintenance team. You will be responsible for undertaking vehicle plant maintenance, repairs and improvements to ensure maximum reliability of all our plant vehicles and ensuring that all our operational teams are able to meet with the business needs – this is a key role within our business.
Your responsibilities will include (not exhaustive):
Have a proven track record of mechanical engineering - we are open to applications from candidates who have a recognised engineering qualification and wish to undertake a formal qualification for Plant Vehicle Maintenance
Ensuring breakdowns, servicing and maintenance are in accordance with manufacturers recommendations and instructions, taking instruction from; and working with the Workshop Manager and Manufactures to ensure this is carried out
Carry out both planned and repair of vehicles, keeping downtime to a minimum with timely and safe adherence to the maintenance plan whilst complying to all relevant statutory legislation and the internal company Safety, Health and Environmental standards
Continue to improve vehicle plant performance whilst maintaining safety, maintenance and asset reliability
Ensuring that you re-ordering or ordering specialist parts for not only you; but your wider team
Have pride in your workplace
You will be required to have a FULL UK manual car driving license with no more than 6 points
The Ideal Candidate
The successful applicant in the role of Workshop Fitter will be instrumental in the future development and maintenance of our culture to achieve the benefits available through our continuous improvement strategies. Ideally you will have experience within a similar heavy engineering industry, but we are open to promoting training if you have an apprenticeship in an engineering discipline.
Workshop Fitter - Qualifications/Requirements/Capabilities:
ESSENTIAL – Apprentice Trained in a mechanical engineering discipline
ESSENTIAL – Experience of working as a mechanical fitter/technician in an engineering
ESSENTIAL – Full UK manual car driving licence with no more than 6 points
Apprentice trained in Vehicle Plant Maintenance would prove highly beneficial; although not essential
Experience in Vehicle Plant Maintenance would prove highly beneficial; although not essential
Experience of operating a number of plant categories would prove highly beneficial; although not essential
In the role of Workshop Fitter we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:
Contributory pension scheme
Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
Training and development opportunities
Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.
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